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Morgan’s Mediocre Spelling

Morgan's Mediocre Spelling

December 12, 2019

Written by Mya Yetso |Video by Mya Yetso| Tik Tok, a video social media app is well known for its trends. From short 15 second dances to challenges with friends, teens seem to be obsessed with taking part in the trends on the app. One of the more recent trends requires people to spell words ...

Favorite Pierson Memories

Painting of Pierson given to Mrs. Guarascio

May 14, 2019

Written by Shea Haslam and Jenna Boylan| https://videopress.com/v/hgAfNS3D According to Historic Buildings of Connecticut, Abraham Pierson School is a two grade school in Clinton, Connecticut. It was named after Abraham Pierson, a pastor of Clinton’s Congregational Church and the first recto...

Eliot V. Morgan According to Freshmen

Eliot V. Morgan According to Freshmen

February 21, 2019

By Shea Haslam and Jenna Boylan |

The Closing of Pierson

A brick from The Pierson School Gym

January 15, 2019

Written by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey |Interviews by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey |Photos by Melanie Coretti and Olivia Morrissey | The Pierson School building was built in 1932 and houses grades four and five. The Pierson School serves as a bridge between elementary school and mid...

Opinion: Jim Acosta and the White House

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm U.S. congressional elections at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

November 30, 2018

By Emilia O'Neil|Featured Image Via  Daily Caller On November 7, 2018, Jim Acosta attended the White House Press Briefing with President Donald Trump. When asking questions that Trump did not want to answer, Acosta pressured on. In response, Trump asked him to hand off the microphone because his tur...

Mike, Logan & David

Mike, Logan & David

November 28, 2018

Written by Melanie Coretti | Photos by Melanie Coretti and Logan Cummings | Morgan's own Senior Mike Menacho and Junior Logan Cummings have started their own T-shirt "business." Recently, the two have been selling shirts that feature Michaelangelo's David. The shirts debuted for the first time on October 23rd...

Is School Spirit Still a Thing?

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November 6, 2018

Written by Melanie Coretti|Interviews by Melanie Coretti, Sandra Sirisoukh, and Olivia Morrissey |Video by Melanie Coretti, Sandra Sirisoukh, and Olivia Morrissey | In the past few years, the school spirit here at Morgan has been dwindling and fewer students are showing their support for athleti...

Why Are You Still Here?

Why Are You Still Here?

September 24, 2018

Written by Melanie Coretti |Photos by Melanie Coretti | Year after year, mathematics teacher Alan Samet has claimed his retirement was coming close. Yet, Mr. Samet is still teaching at Morgan. Mr. Samet has been a part of the Morgan family for 40 years, which he says is, "scary." He has had a profound ...

Inside Clinton Businesses: Clinton Academy of Music

Inside Clinton Businesses: Clinton Academy of Music

June 6, 2018

Written by Claire Pease and Kerryanne Longyear | Vanessa Pentz owns the Clinton Academy of Music at 204 East Main Street in Clinton. For over forty years, she has been in the music business. In 2006, she started business in Connecticut. Clinton has been the home for the Academy of Music for 3 years, and she has been a member of the Chamber of ...

Advice on the College Application Process

Tyler Newfield, Matt Newfield, and Drew Marzano

May 14, 2018

Written by Melanie Coretti and Ashley Baldwin | Photos by Melanie Coretti and Ashley Baldwin | The senior class of 2018 has committed to the schools they will be attending in the fall of 2018. After the long, stressful application process, the students are on a path to success.  In the spring of the stude...

Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day

May 10, 2018

Written by Tony Coretti and Joey Piacentini | Videos by Joey Piacentini and Tony Coretti | In honor of teacher appreciation week, the Morgan PawPrint made a video displaying Morgan students' favorite memories. [wpvideo vqC9sudU]  

Students Discover Their Leadership Styles

Students Discover Their Leadership Styles

May 3, 2018

Written By Ashlynn Leka| Photos and Interviews by Ashlynn Leka| On April 25th A'ric Jackson alongside Principal Keri Hagness, Learning Media Specialist Shannon Robinson and  Prevention coordinator Kelly Edwards ran an all-day workshop for Generation Leadership with a group of Morgan students from th...

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